Tarek Sebastian Al-shammaa
from London , United Kingdom
Self taught artist that dropped out of art school after a month. Born and raised in London to French and Iraqi parents. Worked in kitchens and other odd jobs to pay for paints and canvases. The works are a melting pot of ideas that interest him. The current series reflects on death, drugs and sobriety. These included musicians, authors and actors. Taking appropriated images from photographs, magazines and obituary and giving a new painted life to them.